11h38 PT – the lawyer of the NBA, Jimmy Manasseh, tells TMZ that his client is innocent of the charges he was arrested on Monday night, insisting that YoungBoy had no dangerous substances controlled on him.
He claims that cops arrived at the scene on a spike of guns and continued to search and detain illegally … although he admits that the cops found several guns on a group of guys who eventually been arrested. Still, he maintains that YoungBoy was unarmed – which no one denies… NBA YoungBoy was not booked on gun charges.
Manasseh says YoungBoy can’t wait to defend himself in court.
NBA YoungBoy sat in a jail cell this week after being arrested for drugs in his hometown of Louisiana.
The rapper was booked on Monday night by the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office for 3 separate drug charges – possession of Schedule I drugs, manufacture / distribution of a Schedule II drug and manufacture / distribution of Annex IV drugs.
It’s unclear what specific drugs he would have had, but if any or all of the charges remain… YoungBoy could face several years in prison.
It is not known what led to his arrest, but a video posted to social media claiming to have captured the confrontation with cops indicates that it could have been a raid of some sort – as YoungBoy was said to have been one of the many people swept away and taken away. far into the wrists.
YoungBoy was released from jail last year after being caught in a shoot in Miami … While he was on probation for another matter.
Originally Posted – 7:59 a.m. PT